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Home Office review of ESN programme hints at more agile delivery approach
By David Bicknell
Review by new CDDTO Joanna Davinson considers getting ‘capability’, particularly data, into hands of emergency services users hands earlier to build confidence and get feedback as delayed project rolls out
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PAC prepares to flush out updates to Emergency Services Network timeline
By David Bicknell
Public Accounts Committee hearing next week is expected to step up its scrutiny of the delayed Home Office programme and press for specific details of an updated schedule for ESN’s nationwide rollout
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DfT looks for partner to help deliver its Blue Badge Service
By Matteo Natalucci
Beta and live work likely to include exploring use of services such as Verify, Notify, Pay, Personal Data Exchange and Attribute Exchange
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EU wants faster exchange of non-EU nationals’ criminal records to fight crime
By Matteo Natalucci
European criminal records information system upgrade intended to ensure effective exchange of data for both EU and non-EU citizens alike
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MoJ accused over “catastrophic waste of public money” on tagging programme 
By Matteo Natalucci
Critical PAC report argues Ministry “took an all-singing, all-dancing approach to what could have been a relatively simple procurement exercise”
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Policing minister argues ‘digital’ is forces' biggest opportunity
By David Bicknell
Nick Hurd has challenged police forces to embrace digital and mobile technology
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EU ministers reach agreement on 5G roadmap
By Matteo Natalucci
EU goal is to achieve 5G connectivity across all major European cities and major transport routes by 2025
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Samsung gets devices deal for the Emergency Services Network
By David Bicknell
South Korean manufacturer will provide upto 250,000 handsets under a framework agreement
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Home Office chief Rutnam defends ESN progress before PAC
By David Bicknell
Home Office permanent secretary admits “challenging” project remains behind schedule before terse MPs’ questions over delays, local funding and installation on the London Underground
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Ten questions for the PAC to get answers on for ESN
By David Bicknell
The Public Accounts Committee will this afternoon grill senior Home Office officials about progress on the Emergency Service Network. What are the key questions it should ask?
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Home Office wants to use body-worn video for police interviews
By Matteo Natalucci
Changes of regulation will allow suspects to be interviewed at the scene of a crime
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MoJ invests £2m in body-worn cameras to boost jail safety
By Matteo Natalucci
Prison officers in England and Wales now have access to body-worn cameras as part of multimillion pound investment to improve safety in jails
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Home Office expects to provide ESN update at the end of the year
By David Bicknell
Department indicates ESN update will follow in a couple of months’ time, with new timeline still likely, though not specifically promised
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Grenfell Tower Inquiry looks for help to build more user-friendly website
By David Bicknell
Inquiry hopes to have beta version ready by Christmas, with site to be launched in mid-January
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New EU telecom code plans to make 5G spectrum-sharing easier and boost connectivity
By Matteo Natalucci
European Parliament committee package contains proposal for reverse ‘112’ system that will enable national authorities to alert citizens in event of imminent major emergencies and disasters
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